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Building the nation : events in the history of the United States, from the Revolution to the beginning of the war between the states

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Building the nation : events in the history of the United States, from the Revolution to the beginning of the war between the states


Published 1883
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Includes index

Beginning -- First years of the Constitution -- Teaching by example -- Influence of France upon the United States -- Forces of civilization -- Social life in New England -- Social life in other states -- Administration of John Adams -- War with Algiers -- Opening years of the century -- How there came to be war with England -- Victories on the sea -- Second year of the war -- Second and third year of the war -- Close of the war with England -- From 1817-1832 -- Religious and moral forces -- Progress of temperance -- Prejudice against color -- Texas -- War with the Seminole Indians -- Beginning of a great movement -- War with Mexico -- California -- Oregon -- Compromise of 1850 -- Enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Law -- Kansas -- The Underground Railroad -- Progress of invention -- The Mormons -- Literature and science -- John Brown -- The election of Abraham Lincoln

4 p. of the publisher's advertisements at end

Bound in cloth

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Publisher New York : Harper & Brothers
Year 1883
Pages 504
Language English
Call number 71200908406120
Digitizing sponsor The Institute of Museum and Library Services through an Indiana State Library LSTA Grant
Book contributor Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection
Collection lincolncollection; americana
Notes Discolored paper.

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